About Us

Learn more about the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center.

Studies

Descriptions of completed and in-progress health workforce studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Publications

Links to findings from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Presentations

Presentations and posters from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC

RHRC News

RHRC investigator Sue Skillman explains health care’s transition from a volume-based system to a value-based system.
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About Us

The WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) is one of seven rural health research centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) to perform policy-oriented research on issues related to rural health care.
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Rural Health Research Center


Recent Publications

Andrilla CHA, Coulthard C, Larson EH Barriers rural physicians face prescribing buprenorphine for opioid use disorder Ann Fam Med 15(4):359-62Read More
Andrilla CHA, Garberson LA, Patterson DG, Larson EH The supply and distribution of the behavioral health workforce in America: a state-level analysis Seattle, WA: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Read More
Andrilla CHA, Coulthard C, Larson EH Changes in the supply of physicians with a DEA DATA Waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder Seattle, WA: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Data Brief #162 Read More

Recent Presentations

Andrilla CHA, Larson EH, Patterson DG, Garberson LA Supply and distribution of the behavioral health workforce in rural America Rural Health Research Gateway webinarRead More
Mroz TM, Andrilla CHA, Skillman SM, Garberson LA, Patterson DG, & Larson EH. Relationships between service provision and quality outcomes for rural Medicare beneficiaries receiving home health care AcademyHealth - Long Term Services and Supports Special Interest Group Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Read More
Andrilla CHA, Larson EL, Patterson DG, Garberson LA. Supply and Distribution of the Behavioral Health Workforce in Rural America National Rural Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.Read More